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Biodiversity and Conservation
9/21/20: "Humans Destroyed Intact Ecosystem Land the Size of Mexico in Just 13 Years "
9/16/20: "Humans Wiped Out Two-Thirds of the World’s Wildlife in 50 Years"
9/11/20: "Conservation Works: At Least 28 Birds and Mammals Have Been Saved from Extinction Since 1993"
9/10/20: "World's Wildlife Populations Have Declined by Nearly 70% in Just 50 Years, New Report Says"
9/10/20: "When the Otters Vanished, Everything Else Started to Crumble"
9/10/20: "Humans are decimating wildlife, and the pandemic is a sign, report says" WaPo
9/5/20: "‘The World That Darwin Never Saw': Scientists Discover 30 New Marine Species in the Galapagos"
8/28/20: "Another COVID-19 reinfection: This time second infection was more severe"
7/28/20: "‘Criminalizing’ dissent, martial law fuel attacks on Philippine environmental defenders"
7/22/20: "Who Suffers When Rainforests Burn?"
7/13/20:"Team Lioness: The Kenyan Women Rangers Risking Their Lives for Wildlife"
6/26/20 The threatened tribe Satellite images show how a lust for gold is damaging Brazil’s remote Amazon
June 5, 2020: "B.C. opens Sunshine Coast forest — home to some of Canada’s oldest trees — to logging"
Last pocket of tropical rainforest in North America under threat
June 3: "Data Find Rainforests Lost 14,000 Square Miles in 2019" DW
June 2: Study finds sixth mass extinction accelerating at unprecedented rate
The Earth Has Lungs. Watch Them Breathe. NatGeo
To Prevent Next Coronavirus, Stop the Wildlife Trade, Conservationists Say 2/19/20 NYT
Dozens Of Countries Could Reverse Carbon Emissions Just By Caring For Nature (Forbes 1/26/20)
Few drug firms are fighting superbug threat
'The Amazon is Completely Lawless': the rainforest after Bolsonaro's first year. 12/5/19
Staggering level of waste at Great Bear Rainforest logging operations, data reveals 11/30/19
Amazon Rainforest Sees Biggest Spike In Deforestation In Over A Decade 11/18/19
Insect apocalypse 11/13/19
Understanding extinction — humanity has destroyed half the life on Earth 10/18/19
Two mountain lions found dead in Santa Monica Mountains had ingested rat poison
New Report Finds at Least One in Five Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Are Traded Globally 10/7/19
North America Has Lost Nearly 3 Billion Birds Since 1970
Mother Earth's MeToo Moment- English Town Joins Campaign for 'Nature's Rights'
Forests on Utah’s public lands may soon be torn out
Eggs from Northern white rhinos fertilized 8/29/19
More of the planet is turning into desert 7/23/19
We ignore thousands of threatened plant species at our own peril 8/13/19
Human-Caused Extinctions Have Set Mammals Back Millions of Years
Less Than a Quarter of the Earth Has Escaped 'Substantial Impacts' by Humans
A new map reveals the causes of forest loss worldwide
Eight bird species extinctions t
Edible animals low on the food chain: insects
Frightening plant extinction rate 6/12/19
Why Carbon Credits for Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing
To solve climate change and biodiversity loss we need..
The world lost a Belgium sized rainforest in 2018
The Tragedy of
the Tragedy of the Commons
, Scientific American
A Mysterious Infection is spreading across the globe
Humanity has wiped out 60 percent of wildlife
E.O. Wilson on Conservation Requirements
Scientists agree with Wilson: save half the earth for wildlife
s habitat fragmentation increases so does extinction.pdf
Study shows how dogs became friends to humans
The biofuel bomb that will destroy nature
Strange bacteria kills hundreds of thousands of antelope in the Asian Steppe
NASA satellite time lapse imagery of life on earth
NYT: Era of 'Biological Annihilation' is Underway
Why Are honeybees dying off?
Insects are in Serious Trouble
9/24/20: "As the Amazon burns, what happens to its biodiversity?"
7/31/20: "How Costa Rica Slowed, Stopped, Then Reversed, Deforestation in Their Rain Forests"
June 11, 2020: "America's Banks Are Financing Destructive Oil Projects in the Amazon"
6/10/20: New Report Documents Global Insect Decline and Calls for Reforming Industrial Agriculture
6/5/20: "Mangroves Threatened by Sea Level Rise Could Disappear by 2050"
A rewilding triumph-wolves in Yellowstone
Just 29000 Western Monarch Butterflies Are Left in California 1/27/20
All the Species Declared Extinct This Decade
Were early humans the first victims of the sixth mass extinction? 11/30/19
Will We Ever Know the Difference Between a Wolf and a Dog?
Urban foxes may be self-domesticating in our midst
Once they are gone, they are gone, the fight to save the Sequoias
Tropical Forests Are Losing the Ability to Absorb CO2 1/28/20
Meet the Amazonian Giant That Helps the Rainforest Make Its Own Rain
Blood Gold in the Brazilian Rain Forest: Indigenous people and illegal miners are engaged in a fight that may help decide the future of the planet.
“Environmentally Friendly” Charcoal Is Subsidizing Destruction of Gran Chaco
The Companies Behind the Burning of the Amazon
Who's Burning the Amazon? Rampant Capitalism 8/28/19
Feeling Sad About the Amazon Fires? Stop Eating Meat 8/23/19
The Amazon rainforest is burning 8/22/19
Why the Amazon is on Fire 8/22/19
In Bolsonaro’s burning Brazilian Amazon, all our futures are being consumed 8/23/19
Fires in the Amazon could be part of a doomsday scenario 8/22/19
Amazon rainforest close to tipping point on rain 10/23/19
What Bolsonaro plans to do in the Brazilian Amazon (NYT)
Under Brazil Bolsonaro Amazon Forests Fall NYT 7/28/19
Land thieves ramp up deforestation in Brazil 7/4/19
High value opportunities for restoring tropical forests. 7/8/19
Rainforest on Fire 7/6/19
'We Are Literally Sawing Off the Branch We All Live On'- Amazon Deforestation Increasing Under Bolsonaro
The price of ‘progress’ in the Amazon
Business as Usual Threatens Thousands of Amazon Tree Species
Amazon Rainforest Near Collapse
Bolsonaro Stands By as 20 thousand invade the Yanomami Reserve in the Amazon 7/21/19
World's great forests could lose half of wildlife as planet warms
The terrifying phenomenon that is pushing species towards extinction
Heres why overpopulation is a myth 5/24/19
Human population could take a dive with current trends in fertility
"All the people: what happens if humanity's ranks start to shrink?"
UN revises population projections downward
Forget Overpopulation. The World could soon face a population bust (LAT, 5/13/19)
Humans cause climate change. Do we just need fewer humans?
US birthrates plummet (NPR 5/15/19)
By the End of This Century, the Global Population Will Start to Shrink
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